Injustice Quotes

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Elie Wiesel

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice.

Grover Cleveland

Of all injustice, that is the greatest which goes under the name of law; and of all sorts of tyranny the forcing of the letter of the law against the equity, is the most insupportable.

L. Estrange

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

Jesse Jackson

It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.

John Stuart Mill

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?

Buddha

The rain is famous for falling on the just and unjust alike, but if I had the management of such affairs I would rain softly and sweetly on the just, but if I caught a sample of the unjust out doors I would drown him.

Mark Twain

Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Robert F. Kennedy

I have come to believe that one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger are more bearable than injustice.

Milicent Fenwick

In this world it rains on the Just and the Unjust alike, but the Unjusts have the Just's umbrellas.

Lynne Alpern

Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors.

E. M. Cioran

Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?

Lillian Hellman

Do not make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.

Bryant McGill

Repugnance at the power of the people, at the fact that the popular taste should rule in all arenas of life, is very rare in a modern democracy. One of the intellectual charms of Marxism is that it explains the injustice or philistinism of the people in such a way as to exculpate the people, who are said to be manipulated by corrupt elites.

Allan David Bloom

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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